Brace yourself: SOPA set to strike again

Posted on 21-08-2015 , by: Caroline Craig , in , 0 Comments

SOPA and PIPA died in Congress two years ago in the face of massive protests by Internet users. But supporters of the legislation, such as the Motion Picture Association of America and Recording Industry Association of America, continue to push for SOPA-like antipiracy powers through other channels. 

Now an obscure case, ClearCorrect Operating v. International Trade Commission, could give the federal trade agency the power to force ISPs to block websites and threatens to usher in a de facto SOPA ability to restrict the flow of information on the Internet.

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